Addison's Disease

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Addison’s disease (also chronic adrenal insufficiency, cortisol) is a rare, chronic endocrine disorder where the adrenal glands...
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Prednisone 1,077 Hydrocortisone 993 Florinef 551
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Solu Medrol
Other name: Fludrocortisone (Fludrocortisone)
Other name: Methylprednisolone (Methylprednisolone)
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Fludrocortisone (also called 9 -fluorocortisol) is a synthetic corticosteroid with moderate glucocorticoid potency and much greater mineralocorticoid potency. The brand name in the U.S. and Canada is Florinef...
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Methylprednisolone is a synthetic glucocorticoid or corticosteroid drug. It is marketed in the USA and Canada under the brand names Medrol and Solu-Medrol. It is also available as a generic drug.It is a variant of prednisolone, methylated at carbon 6 of ...
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Top Concerns
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Headaches
9
Dizzy
8
Weight Gain
6
Migraines
3
Dehydrated
3
Anxiety
3
Depression
3
Water Retention
2
Bipolar Disorder
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Insomnia
2
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Weight Gain
5
Metallic Taste
1
UTI
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Tachycardia
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Withdrawal
1
Mood Swings
1
Myelitis
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About Florinef
Fludrocortisone (also called 9 -fluorocortisol) is a synthetic corticosteroid with moderate glucocorticoid potency and much greater mineralocorticoid potency. The brand name in the U.S. and Canada is Florinef...
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About Solu Medrol
Methylprednisolone is a synthetic glucocorticoid or corticosteroid drug. It is marketed in the USA and Canada under the brand names Medrol and Solu-Medrol. It is also available as a generic drug.It is a variant of prednisolone, methylated at carbon 6 of ...
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raising florinef past 100 mcg only after salt has been well...
" ...You really should have had solumedrol IV during surgery though. The ...adding an extra dose. I see raising florinef past 100 mcg only after salt has been well experiamented with. Can you... "

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noticing any change in my threshold for anger/frustraion....
" ...had HUGE doses of solumedrol to stop allergic reactions) in the first ...to snap. I took florinef for years without noticing any change in my threshold for anger/frustraion. However, if it's... "

a saline IV, florinef, and solumedrol, while you're still...
" ...such a fuss that they'll treat you right away with a saline IV, florinef, and solumedrol, while you're still breathing. First aid for shock is to lay down, elevate... "

a solu-cortef or solu-medrol drip must be given. Then...
" ...During surgery a solu-cortef or solu-medrol drip must be given. Then ...all this greatly lowers the risk of adrenal crisis. Florinef should not be increased. You'll be limited on the... "

need solucortef or solumedrol. That should get you fixed...
" ...just tell them you have adrenal insufficiency and you need solucortef or solumedrol. That should get you fixed ...your aldosterone tested and on florinef if you need it will... "

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thirst and some who take florinef, will lower the dose by...
" ...thirst and some who take florinef, will lower the dose by ...from adrenal or 's crisis, solumedrol or sometimes solucortef is given ...it, the rest actually have adrenal insufficiency. Chris... "

taking salt with the florinef. That could be why you...
" ...mention taking salt with the florinef. That could be why you ...have been done before steroids. An emergency kit of solu medrol is a good idea. Tell him your concern. Addison's... "

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out what's the florinef and what's my body getting used...
" ...to sort out what's the florinef and what's my body getting ...to the huge doses of solumedrol I had several days ago. ...you then totally off the florinef from your recent flare? I'm... "

I was thinking that Solu-Medrol would be better at least...
" ...here? I was thinking that Solu-Medrol would be better at least for me...as I take Florinef. But then IF I was ...as I couldnt keep down Florinef either. I wonder what I... "

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prednesone, decadron, and florinef on a daily basis, to...
" ...by mouth, solucortef IV?? Caitlin takes prednesone, decadron, and florinef on a daily basis, to meet her physiologic needs. ...for her. We use IV solumedrol when she is in crisis,... "

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